Very Good. Item #5337
London: George Routledge & Sons, 1901. Octavo; iv, 6-183, [ii], 198, [ii], 9-223pp. Portrait frontis. Bound by A & F Denny of London, with binder's signature on verso of front free endpaper at top.. Three quarter leather over light red cloth with gilt lettering and ornament to spine. Marbled endpapers and page edges. Boards faded along top edge and spine with rubbing down joints. Covers open easily but binding is secure. Some foxing and offsetting to initial pages, but all clean and unmarked.
This copy from the library of author, columnist, and presidential speechwriter William Safire, with his bookplate on front pastedown.